The lasting appeal of La bohème: by William Florescu

From the Stage Director Puccini’s evergreen opera seems to be at the top of many people’s “favorites” list. However, unlike many things in life, familiarity seems to not breed contempt in the case of La Bohème. Why is this? Certainly, Puccini’s music has a lot to do with it, but I think it goes beyond […]

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Notes from Prof. Corliss Phillabaum

A Tale of Five Bohèmes The multiple incarnations of Henri Murger’s Scènes de la vie de Bohème began as borderline journalism. In the late 1840’s the young struggling author began to find success with a series of fictionalized accounts of his life and loves with his artist friends in Paris. The stories appeared in serialized […]

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Notes from the Maestro: by Joseph Rescigno

La bohème The architecture of Giacomo Puccini’s La bohème is as close to perfection as we have in opera. In this way, it ranks with Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro and Richard Strauss’s Elektra in its dramatic flow and unity of story and music. In one way, it is even superior: For different reasons, both […]

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Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Camerata Opera Party - La Bohème

Be a Parisian, or a Bohemian and dress in your choice of ‘alternate lifestyle’ – win a chance at tickets to La Bohème and the 81st Season of performances. Join us for our 3rd Camerata Opera Party of the 80th Anniversary Season. Learn more about the Florentine Opera Company’s La Bohème. Meet & greet, and good drinks & […]

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Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7:30 pm

La Bohème | Main Stage Performance

Opera’s most touching tale of tragic romance will transport you to 19th century Paris with La Bohème. The Florentine brings the 2013-2014 season to a grand finale with the soaring score of Giacomo Puccini, featuring soprano Alyson Cambridge in her Florentine Opera debut as Mimi alongside rising star and recording artist, tenor Noah Stewart (Don José […]

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